riemu

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *reemu. Further etymology unclear. Possibly a descriptive word related to remu. Cognates include Karelian riemu and Estonian rõõm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrie̯mu/, [ˈrie̞̯mu]
  • Rhymes: -iemu
  • Syllabification: rie‧mu

Noun[edit]

riemu

  1. joy, elation, glee

Declension[edit]

Inflection of riemu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative riemu riemut
genitive riemun riemujen
partitive riemua riemuja
illative riemuun riemuihin
singular plural
nominative riemu riemut
accusative nom. riemu riemut
gen. riemun
genitive riemun riemujen
partitive riemua riemuja
inessive riemussa riemuissa
elative riemusta riemuista
illative riemuun riemuihin
adessive riemulla riemuilla
ablative riemulta riemuilta
allative riemulle riemuille
essive riemuna riemuina
translative riemuksi riemuiksi
instructive riemuin
abessive riemutta riemuitta
comitative riemuineen
Possessive forms of riemu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person riemuni riemumme
2nd person riemusi riemunne
3rd person riemunsa

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References[edit]

  • Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004) Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja [Modern Finnish Etymological Dictionary] (in Finnish), Juva: WSOY, →ISBN